Edinburgh Metro SYHA Hostelling Scotland
11/2 Robertson's Close, Cowgate, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 1LY, United Kingdom –
Excellent location — rated 9/10! (score from 583 reviews)
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Standard Twin Room
Edinburgh Metro opens its doors every summer in July and August during the Edinburgh Festival. This property offers private single rooms within shared apartments. It is run like a youth hostel and is a great place to meet liked minded travellers and young people looking to experience Edinburgh City.
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Property surroundings –
- Museum of Childhood 0.1 miles
- Scottish Gems 0.1 miles
- Edinburgh Law School 0.1 miles
- Brass Rubbing Centre 0.1 miles
- Edinburgh Festival Theatre 0.2 miles
- Museum of Scotland 0.2 miles
- National Museum of Scotland 0.2 miles
- The Real Mary King's Close 0.2 miles
- City Art Centre 0.2 miles
- The Edinburgh Sheriff Court 0.2 miles
Most popular landmarks
- Royal Mile 0.3 miles
- Edinburgh Military Tattoo 0.3 miles
- University of Edinburgh 0.4 miles
- Omni Centre 0.5 miles
- Edinburgh Playhouse 0.6 miles
- Edinburgh Castle 0.6 miles
- Murrayfield Stadium 2.2 miles
- Edinburgh Zoo 3.3 miles
- Dalhousie Castle 7.3 miles
- Forth Bridge 9.1 miles
Restaurants and markets
- Tesco Express Supermarket 0.1 miles
- Edinburgh Airport 6.9 miles
- Glasgow Airport 48.6 miles
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Most popular facilities
- Shared kitchen
Pets are not allowed.
Food & Drink
- Breakfast in the room
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges are applicable.
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Luggage storage
- Packed lunches
- Laundry (Additional charge)
- 24-hour front desk
- Designated smoking area
- Non-smoking throughout
- Family rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
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16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Cards accepted at this property
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A GBP 10 cash deposit per key given out to each guest will apply.
SYHA is a charity aiming to inspire all, especially young people, to broaden their horizons, gain knowledge and independence through new experiences of adventure and discovery. In support of this aim, all bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night. (Full, existing members of SYHA and HI using these channels are not entitled to a membership refund).
From the age of 5 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements will apply.
When booking for more than 9 persons, 100 percent of the total amount may be charged any time after booking. Please note the following cancellation charges will apply to your full booking:
- More than 8 weeks (57 days or more) 20% of total cost.
- 8 – 4 weeks (56- 29 days) 55% of total cost.
- 4 – 0 weeks (28 - 0 day) 100% of total cost.
Please note that all rooms are single rooms allocated in a shared apartment. This may not suit all families especially with small children and we advise that families ensure they have booked an apartment for sole use.
Contact details can be found on your booking confirmation.
No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.
Due to the central location of the Fringe Festival please note some rooms are located over high noise area due to the elevation of the hostel.
Depending on location check-in is either 15.00 or 17.00. Please check these times as stated on your reservation before arrival.
SYHA does not accept American Express cards as payment or guarantee.
Should guests be entitled to a refund or part refund please note that these are processed by SYHA National Office, Stirling. It will take 7 to 10 working days from the date of the property receiving guest's request for the refund to be processed back onto the original card used.
Please inform Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Please inform Edinburgh Metro SYHA Hostelling Scotland in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Please note that the full amount of the reservation is due before arrival. SYHA will send a confirmation with detailed payment information. After full payment is taken, the property's details, including the address and where to collect keys, will be emailed to you.